Here's Why 'Go Red For Women Day' Is So ImportantEvery minute a woman is killed by heart disease. Today is “Go Red for Women Day”, designed to reverse the deadly trend and promote healthier lives for women of all ages. Now, there is a new advance in treating heart disease.
Doctors Say Top Athletes Take Vitamin D And So Should YouResearch shows vitamin D packs a powerful punch for everyone, and it has a variety of health benefits.
Study: Seafood May Help Lower Risk Of Alzheimer'sA first of its kind study weighed the benefits of seafood against the harms of Mercury, among a group of 286 elderly people.
WHO Declares Spread Of Zika Virus A Global Health EmergencyThe World Health Organization today declared a global health emergency over the explosive spread of the Zika virus, which has been linked to thousands of birth defects.
Local Newborns Get Tiny Hand-Knitted Red Caps For Heart MonthFebruary 1st marks the beginning of Heart Month, to raise awareness about the leading killer of Americans both in men and women, and hopefully to reverse that trend.
Study: Diabetes, Obesity In Expectant Moms Increases Autism RiskDiabetes and obesity are at epidemic levels in women of the child bearing age. Now, a new study is linking the two conditions to an increased risk for autism.
Zika Virus Hits Home For Locals With Family In South AmericaThe Zika virus has mothers everywhere concerned about their health, especially the ones with family in South America.
New Experimental Treatment Helps Many Cancer Patients Live Pain-FreeThe technique, known as ‘HIFU’, helped many patients in a clinical trial.
CHOP: Increased Number Of Teen Girls Developing Kidney StonesNew research from the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia finds a new and surprising group of patients are being diagnosed with kidney stones.
New Dietary Guidelines Target Sugar, Ease Up On Coffee And EggsThe Obama Administration released new dietary guidelines today. The latest report, which is revised every five years, backs off previous recommendations about cholesterol, but gets tougher on sugar.
New On Demand Massage Service Arrives In PhillyThe newest on demand massage service is expanding into Philly. Quick relief is now at your fingertips, with a phone app that lets you get a massage at home in an hour.
Holly Robinson Peete Writes Children's Book on AutismA champion in the fight against in autism was in Philadelphia for a special visit today at the Center for Autism, the oldest treatment facility in the country.